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Fleet Management Software: The First Step Toward Sustainability

The debate over fleet sustainability is increasingly focused on the question of ‘how’ rather than ‘if,’ according to experts and technicians who presented at the 2015 Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) held last week in Nashville, TN. Demand from customers … Continue reading

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How DeFoe Corp Cut Downtime by 50% with ManagerPlus

For over five years now, DeFoe Corp, a heavy highway contractor specializing in bridges and architectural concrete, has used ManagerPlus Enterprise to streamline their maintenance operations and regulatory compliance. Our best-in-class solutions have enabled them to zero in on common … Continue reading

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ManagerPlus Ranked Among Top CMMS and Fleet Management Solution Providers

A rapidly growing customer base, combined with strong growth in social media outreach and continued product innovation, have earned ManagerPlus recognition as one of the elite providers of both computerized maintenance management solutions (CMMS) and fleet management solutions. Studies conducted … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Construction Site Safe From Theft

Don’t miss our latest article for Construction Executive’s Risk Management newsletter on how to keep your equipment safe from theft:    

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2 Ways to Spot Problem Employees with Maintenance Software

Mistakes happen, but every company has to draw the line somewhere. How many mistakes have to be made—and how costly do those mistakes have to be—before a company must take disciplinary action, hire a new employee, or switch vendors? Like … Continue reading

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The Elk River Chemical Spill: A Preventive Maintenance Cautionary Tale

Drinking Water Contaminated, a Company Bankrupted, a Federal Emergency Declared: All Because of One Leaky Tank Last January, when it was discovered that a single leaky tank had poured some 10,000 gallons of an industrial chemical into the Elk River … Continue reading

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How Industrial Refrigerators Illustrate the Case for Preventive Maintenance Software

For many companies in the food processing, food service, medical, and logistics industries, refrigerators are the most important type of asset that they must maintain. In addition to the typical disruptions associated with asset downtime, refrigerator problems can cause product … Continue reading

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8 Tough Questions About Equipment Life Answered with CMMS

As we prepare for this year’s CONEXPO-CON/AGG show in Las Vegas (come see us at booth #63910!), we have been looking at the many ways that our CMMS solutions can help maximize equipment ROI, reduce dependance on paper-based systems, and … Continue reading

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Using CMMS to Renegotiate Supplier Contracts: Information is Leverage

The “Great Recession” had an unexpected impact on the relationship between companies and their suppliers. At the depths of economic despair, companies reported concern for the welfare of their suppliers at roughly the same rate that they expressed worry over … Continue reading

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The What, Why, and How of Barcoding

Barcodes have only been around since the 1960s, yet it would be hard to imagine a world without them. Over the past several decades, barcodes have become an everyday part of life. Everyone is familiar with the little black and … Continue reading

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